This study assesses the current state of knowledge and perceptions of arsenic contamination in rice among different stakeholders in Cambodia and identifies major knowledge gaps and possible policy responses to the issue.

This paper is interested in how much adaptation practitioners and funders focus on how other species adapt to climate change. It examines one of the major international climate funds, the Adaptation Fund, and analyses the extent of funding that has been allocated for activities that address the needs of, and challenges faced by, other species.

This guidance note supports the integration of gender and social equality (GSE) in qualitative as well as quantitative research, independent of environmental issues, geographical focus and societal levels.


This policy brief looks at water security risks in Burkina Faso through a gender lens, providing insights on how gendered norms and practices produce differentiated risks.

While Rwanda’s ambitions to pursue a climate resilient green growth development pathway are laudable, the disconnect between sectors at the national and district levels poses a considerable long-term threat to sustainable resource use and ecosystems preservation.

Sanitation is currently high on the international development agenda. But for policy to be effective, basic enabling factors are required – the right institutional environment and the right governance structures – which in many countries are not yet fully in place.

This report finds that water-energy-food (WEF) nexus research has not produced a discernible intellectual toolkit, nor has it validated claims that nexus approaches can improve resource management and governance outcomes.

This paper explores the political economy of coal mining in Indonesia, and looks at how policy changes over the last few years might affect coal production and export.

In order to explore the potential co-evolution of agricultural transformation and energy transition in Rwanda, and to highlight the trade-offs and synergies between them, SEI and the Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) have undertaken participatory scenario-building activities using SEI’s energy and water planning tools: Long-range Energ

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